Top Culinary Trends for 2018
November 12, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Top Culinary Trends for 2018

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Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its annual top culinary trends that will stand out on menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer interest across the U.S. in the …

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Saffron Rose Festival in Spain
September 27, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Saffron Rose Festival in Spain
Saffron Rose Festival in Spain

No roses are involved in the Saffron Rose Festival, set for October 27, 2017 in Consuegra, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
The reference is to the saffron — the crimson stigmas and styles (called threads) of the …

Seafood Festival in O Grove, Spain
September 4, 2017 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Seafood Festival in O Grove, Spain
Seafood Festival in O Grove, Spain

First held in 1963, the annual “Festa do Marisco” (seafood festival) is a cultural and gastronomic event that celebrates the twin economic pillars of O Grove, a coastal town in Spain’s Galicia: fishing and tourism.
This …

Ham Day in Monesterio, Spain
August 30, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Ham Day in Monesterio, Spain
Ham Day in Monesterio, Spain

Ham Day takes place September 9, 2017, in Monesterio, Badajoz, Extremadura,Spain.
The festivity starts at 11 a.m. at the swimming pool grounds and municipal park in Monesterio. From that time onwards, visitors will have access to …

Spain’s La Tomatina Set for August 30 This Year
August 21, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Spain’s La Tomatina Set for August 30 This Year
Spain’s La Tomatina Set for August 30 This Year

It’s really messy, Road Trips Foodies, but this fest is said to be a lot of fun.
La Tomatina, which takes place on the last Wednesday in August each year, has been a tomato-throwing event …

A Gastronomic Fiesta of Snails in Spain
March 15, 2017 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on A Gastronomic Fiesta of Snails in Spain
A Gastronomic Fiesta of Snails in Spain

Admittedly they’re an acquired taste, but many Road Trips Foodies are fond of snails.
One place to find a “gastronomic fiesta of snails” is Lleida, Spain. The town’s L’Aplec del Caragol (“The Snail Meet”) is organized …

Spain’s Burial of the Sardine
February 1, 2017 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Spain’s Burial of the Sardine
Spain’s Burial of the Sardine

Your Road Trips Foodies supposes that those who’ve dined mostly on sardines for 40 days welcome the end of Lent — but no one does it with more flair than the residents of Murcia, Spain.
Here, …

Botillo Festival in Spain’s León Province
January 2, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Botillo Festival in Spain’s León Province
Botillo Festival in Spain’s León Province

The Festival de Exaltación del Botillo takes place February 18, 2017, in the town of Bembibre (León province), Spain.
Centered on the town square, it celebrates botillo, a typical cured meat produced in the El Bierzo …

Cabrales Competition in Spain
July 7, 2015 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Cabrales Competition in Spain
Cabrales Competition in Spain

In the Asturias village of Arenas de Cabrales, in the heart of the Picos de Europa Mountains of Spain, the “Cabrales Cheese Competition is held on the last Sunday in August.
This year’s event is August …

La Tomatina
July 1, 2015 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on La Tomatina
La Tomatina

It’s really messy, Road Trips Foodies, but this fest is said to be a lot of fun.
La Tomatina, which takes place on the last Wednesday in August each year, has been a tomato-throwing event …

The Battle of Wine
May 28, 2015 – 8:50 am | No Comment
The Battle of Wine

In the Spanish town of Haro in the Rioja region, there’s an usual festival on the Feast of San Pedro.
Every June 29, including 2015, the “Battle of Wine” takes place.
The origins of this tradition …